After losing her bid for President to opposition candidate Ricardo Martinelli, Balbina Herrera prepares to face the media and deliver her concession speech. Backstage, after facing the cameras, a teary eyed Balbina is embraced by her campaign team .

Getting intimate shots like these are really hard to get on a campaign. Luckily in Panama the security around her kind of crumbled on election night, and I got myself in the backroom with her and her closest supporters as the only photographer.